Experiments With Annual Crops And Permanent Pastures To Provide Grazing For Dairy Cows In The Sandhill Region Of The Southeast

Author: E.W. Faires
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should prove to be the case at the Sandhill station, it would seem desirable in
raising feed for the herd at this station, on typical Sandhill soil, to ensile those
annual crops that can be produced at the least cost and that produce the most
desirable nutrients for milk production. There is evidence that a grazing system
which affords green feed throughout much of the year will result in better health in
the animals as well as enabling them to produce milk of higher nutritive value,
particularly ...

Feeding Concentrates

Author: Roy Kellaway
Publisher: Landlinks Press
ISBN: 9780643069411
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Focuses on feeding concentrates to pasture fed cows to achieve high milk production. This book presents strategies for feeding energy and protein supplements to pasture-fed dairy cows and examines the potential economic benefits.

A Brief History Of Milk Production

Author: Bert Collacott
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ISBN: 9781910456521
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This book also looks at the regulations that were brought in over the years to remove the health hazards from drinking milk, and it details the arrival of Artificial Insemination, including some of the risqu stories and poems told about ...

Producing Beef Profitably From Pasture

Author: David Hamilton
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1503502023
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following year, the average dailymilk production was 5 kg in early October, 3.8 kg
in late January, and 0.5 kg in mid February when the pasture didnotdryoff until
February. In another experiment at Hamilton withHereford cows calving in early
winter,the average daily milk production was 2.7 kg inJuly, 2.8 kgin September,
3.7 kg inearly November, 2.5kg in December, and 0.7kginMarch inayear whenthe
pasturedried off inFebruary. Inthat experiment, asimilar patternof response was ...

Alkanes Advances In Research And Application 2012 Edition

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ISBN: 146499112X
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With suckler cows, milk production and changes in daily liveweight and body
condition were calculated from net energy balance. The net energy intake of
dairy cows and their body reserves at turnout to pasture were used to simulate
milk production at pasture, daily liveweight and body condition changes, taking
into account cow energy requirements and intake capacity. Heifer growth was
determined from heifer net energy intake and liveweight. Net energy intake was
used to assess ...

The Welfare Of Cattle

Author: Jeffrey Rushen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402065583
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This book covers all aspects of research into the welfare of dairy, veal and beef cattle, covering behavior, nutrition and feeding, housing and management, stockmanship, and stress physiology, as well as transport and slaughter.

Research Program On Sustainability In Agriculture

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Pasture production is predominant in all regions, determining about 87% of total
national land use. Of the total national pasture area, about 85% is destined
towards beef production and only 1 5% towards milk production. Pasture for beef
production is most important in the Chorotega and Brunca regions where,
respectively, 94% and 90% of the regional pasture area is for beef production. On
the other hand, pasture for milk production is most important in the Central and
Norte regions ...